Guac & Pork Chips With Tequila Braised Pork Belly

Guacamole & Dips

Nutrition Facts
Guac & Pork Chips With Tequila Braised Pork Belly
Amount Per Serving
Calories 400 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35g 54%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb Pork belly, cubed cut into small cubes
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 cups canola oil
  • 1 cup Onions, chopped chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots chopped
  • 1/2 cup elery chopped
  • 1 cup reposado tequila
  • 1/4 cup agave
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • Pork Chips:
  • 1 lb fresh pork skin cleaned and cut into small in squares
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 Tbsp salt
  • 2 Ea bay leaf
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 2 cups canola oil for frying
  • Guacamole:
  • 6 Ea large Avocados From Mexico cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup roma tomatoes small diced
  • 1/2 cup white onion small diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup baby radish cut into thin wheels
  • 1/2 cup fresh jalapeño minced
  • 2 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl add the pork belly, lime juice, salt, pepper and paprika; gently toss together to combine.
  2. Place the onions, carrots, celery into a large pot, next add the season pork belly.
  3. Pour in the canola oil, tequila and agave, cover with aluminum and place into a pre-heated 300 degree oven for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  4. Once the pork belly is fully cooked remove from oven and immediately remove it from the pot, place onto a cutting board and gently shred the pork belly while still hot.
  5. Place the pork belly in a small bowl and reserve.
  6. In a separate pot add the water and bring to a boil, next add the salt, peppercorns, bay leaf and pork skins.
  7. Cook pork skins for 20 minutes to soften and remove as much fat as possible.
  8. After the 20 minutes remove the pork skins and pad dry, let sit at room temperature for 5 minutes.
  9. In a separate pot add the canola oil and bring to 350 degrees, now gently add the pork skins and fry until golden brown about 3 minutes or so.
  10. Remove the pork skins from the oil and let drain.
  11. In a large bowl add the avocado, tomato, salt, onions, cilantro and jalapenos in that order, gently fold to combine.
  12. Next fold in the pork belly and baby radish, serve with a side of the pork chips.
Nutrition Facts
Guac & Pork Chips With Tequila Braised Pork Belly
Amount Per Serving
Calories 400 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35g 54%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.